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And then the country's pay czar descended from the mountaintop, or at least from his Washington law office, and handed down his rulings.
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Reuters - - 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - US Senate Democrats focused on Thursday on a potential compromise on a government-run "public" health insurance option that would create a national plan but let states opt out if they chose.
AP sources: Negotiators weigh public health option The Associated Press
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WASHINGTON - A bill to make violence against gays and lesbians a federal crime cleared the Senate Thursday and is headed to the White House for final approval.
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Voice of America - - 2 hours ago
The United States is calling on the Sri Lankan government to thoroughly investigate charges of war crimes in the final months of its long war with Tamil Tiger rebels.
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WASHINGTON -- A key House panel voted Thursday to create a new federal agency to police financial products offered to US consumers, advancing a key part of the White House's proposed overhaul of financial rules.
Video: Money Minute: Consumers, Home Buyers, Economy The Associated Press
House panel backs creation of Consumer Finance Protection Agency Los Angeles Times
The Associated Press - - 47 minutes ago
ORANGE PARK, Fla. - After 7-year-old Somer Thompson vanished on her way home from school, investigators tailed nine garbage trucks from her neighborhood to a Georgia landfill nearly 50 miles away, then methodically picked through the trash as each rig ...
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New York Times - - 52 minutes ago
WASHINGTON - Late last month, the senior White House adviser David Axelrod and Roger Ailes, chairman and chief executive of Fox News, met in an empty Midtown Manhattan steakhouse before it opened for the day, neutral ground secured for ...
Who is Anita Dunn? Christian Science Monitor
CNNMoney.com - 3 hours ago
Better-than-expected results from Travelers, AT&T, McDonald's and 3M push the Dow past 10000 again, sparking a bigger rally.
Video: Oct. 22: Stocks Rise on Financials, Consumers The Associated Press
Travelers, 3M Help Push Dow Over 10000 Wall Street Journal
CNNMoney.com - - 3 hours ago
E-commerce giant blows past Wall Street's expectations, with growth attributed to sales of the Kindle. Amazon reduces prices of the e-reader to $259.
Amazon blows the doors off third quarter MarketWatch
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FCC Moves Forward With Net Neutrality Rules ChannelWeb
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Windows 7 is finally here. The sun can shine and the birds can chirp. Ding dong, Windows Vista is dead! Perhaps that is a bit premature.
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Reuters - - 48 minutes ago
HELSINKI/SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Top global cellphone maker Nokia Oyj (NOK1V.HE) on Thursday charged Apple Inc (AAPL.O) with infringing Nokia patents, accusing the iPhone maker of trying to hitch a ...
In Lawsuit, Nokia Says iPhone Infringes Its Patents New York Times
MTV.com - - 40 minutes ago
Lil Wayne couldn't have picked a tougher state to face a gun charge than New York. The rapper entered a guilty plea in a Manhattan court on Thursday (October 22) as part of a deal that will ...
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NASSAU, Bahamas - The Bahamas lawmaker who caused a mistrial in the John Travolta extortion case has been ordered to appear before the judge to explain why he announced an acquittal before the jury had declared a verdict, officials said Thursday.
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USA Today - - 38 minutes ago
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Chicago Tribune - - 28 minutes ago
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U.S. News & World Report - - 7 hours ago
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Reuters - - 6 hours ago
By Peroshni Govender JOHANNESBURG, Oct 22 (Reuters) - African leaders should be more serious about protecting the continent's children from AIDS and it is time for them to change state spending priorities, Nelson Mandela's wife Graca Machel said on ...
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SI.com - Oct 19, 2009
Throughout the 2009 season, SI.com's Adam Duerson will work with Jerome Bettis to get the six-time Pro Bowl running back's observations about the previous week's games.
Wired News - - Oct 19, 2009
To hear his enemies talk, you might think Paul Offit is the most hated man in America. A pediatrician in Philadelphia, he is the coinventor of a rotavirus vaccine that could save tens of thousands of lives every year.
New York Times - - Oct 19, 2009
David Rohde and two Afghan colleagues were held for months in Miram Shah, Pakistan, a town where the Taliban and foreign militants are known to stroll freely.
Huffington Post (blog) - Oct 19, 2009
No matter what happens in the unfolding legal saga of the Heene family, the most appropriate response to the whole matter was that of Falcon Heene.
New York Times - - Oct 19, 2009
Dementia is often viewed as a disease of the mind, an illness that erases treasured memories but leaves the body intact. Share your thoughts on this column at the Well blog.